BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Manager of Utilities

The Cariboo Regional District (CRD) is seeking a candidate to fill the permanent, full-time position of Manager of Utilities. This position will be situated in Williams Lake, BC, a thriving community with all major amenities. The Regional District is known for its agreeable climate and a vast array of outdoor recreational opportunities.
SUMMARY: This position is accountable for the strategic delivery of infrastructure services to residents within the Cariboo Regional District. The services will include water treatment and distribution systems, sanitary sewer collection and treatment systems, streetlighting services and invasive plant management. The Manager of Utilities must be able to manage contracts for these services, ensuring contractor performance and compliance meets service and quality standards.

  • Completion of a university or technical degree/diploma in a civil engineering discipline, or equivalent experience and qualifications.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience as a senior manager or department head in a local government setting.
  • Proven contract administration and project management skills.
  • Proven leadership and communication skills.
  • Experience in water and sewer distribution and treatment systems and ideally invasive plant management.

SALARY: This is an exempt position, offering a competitive annual salary range of $103,038 - $110,377, depending on experience and education.
WORK SITE LOCATION: Cariboo Regional District Williams Lake Office located at Suite D, 180  3rd Avenue North, Williams Lake, BC. Travel within the regional district will be required. Applicants must have a valid class 5 driver’s license and a vehicle for which the incumbent will be compensated for. The applicant will be asked to provide a criminal record check and a BC Driver’s License abstract.
HOURS OF WORK: 9-day fortnight schedule averaging 70 biweekly hours (working a 9-day workweek in a 2-week period between Monday through Friday). On occasion may need to  work a non-standard schedule and unexpected evening and weekends to respond to job requirements and emergencies.

Qualified candidates wishing to apply and looking for a detailed job description please visit Applications will be accepted by the undersigned until a suitable candidate is found. Applications must be in the form of a resume with an accompanying letter detailing qualifications and experience relative to the position. When submitting an  application via email, please quote Competition #23-36.
We thank all applicants in advance for their submissions; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will receive a response.
Bernice Crowe, Manager of Human Resources
Cariboo Regional District
Suite D, 180 North Third Avenue
Williams Lake, BC V2G 2A4
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Professional Categories: Engineering, Public Works & Operations, Sewer & Wastewater Services, Water Services
Posted: December 5, 2023, 4:26 pm
Expires: April 5, 2024, 5:00 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $103,038.00 to $110,377.00 Year